There are 10 ways to get from New York to New Orleans by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Newark to New Orleans  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to New Orleans (MSY) EWR - MSY

$158 - $686

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the Megabus from New York, NY to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$85 - $164

8 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to New Orleans  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to New Orleans (MSY) JFK - MSY

$147 - $678

Fly New York La Guardia to New Orleans  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to New Orleans (MSY) LGA - MSY

$136 - $677

Train to Philadelphia, fly to New Orleans  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Orleans (MSY) PHL - MSY

$186 - $697

Fly Newark to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baton Rouge (BTR) EWR - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$211 - $779

Fly Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) EWR - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to New Orleans

$204 - $1,230

Train  •  30 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent

$170 - $550

Bus  •  30 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563

$131 - $333

Drive  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Drive from New York to New Orleans 1311.8 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to New Orleans is to Megabus and bus which costs $85 - $170 and takes 31 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to New Orleans is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between New York and New Orleans is 1176 miles. The road distance is 1311.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from New York to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at New Orleans, La via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from New York to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York to New Orleans once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $550 and the journey takes 30 h 17 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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